July 1st, 2013
07:34 AM ET
9 years ago

George W. Bush on Mandela, Snowden and his legacy

(CNN) - Former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, are in Zambia, where they are renovating a health clinic. In an exclusive interview, he tells CNN why he respects Nelson Mandela, what he thinks about Edward Snowden and President Barack Obama, and how he's not going to be around when his legacy is finally decided.


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  1. Al-NY,NY

    Duh-bya...."who's Mandela?"

    July 1, 2013 08:37 am at 8:37 am |
  2. Old white conservative strait male

    He is a greater man than Obama will ever be.

    July 1, 2013 08:49 am at 8:49 am |
  3. Dominican mama 4 Obama

    "I don't think it does any good," he said. "It's a hard job. He's got plenty on his agenda. It's difficult. A former president doesn't need to make it any harder. Other presidents have taken different decisions; that's mine
    I agree with the ex-prez on this one.
    And just for the record, and despite others that I normaly sympathize with on this thread, I was also for the Patriot Act when Duhbya instituted it.

    July 1, 2013 09:26 am at 9:26 am |